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Berne in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Johannes Dietz

 
 
Johannes Dietz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 11, 2010
1. Johannes Dietz Marker
Inscription. Near this spot in September 1781 Johannes Dietz and seven members of his family were massacred by Tories and Indians.
 
Erected 1926 by Tawasentha Chapter D.A.R. and the State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 35.014′ N, 74° 7.259′ W. Marker is in Berne, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Switzkill Road (County Route 1), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1451 Switzkill Road, Berne NY 12023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reformed Dutch Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Weidman Home (approx. 3 miles away); Mill Site (approx. 3 miles away); Ax Factory (approx. 3.1 miles away); Schools (approx. 3.1 miles away); East Berne (approx. 3.3 miles away); Cheese Factory (approx. 3.3 miles away); Earliest House (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berne.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dating the Dietz Massacre: Correcting Two Centuries Of Confusion and Error. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. The Dietz Massacre Painting.
Johannes Dietz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 11, 2010
2. Johannes Dietz Marker
(Submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Tory, Indian, East Berne
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Johannes Dietz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 11, 2010
3. Johannes Dietz Marker
The house beyond the marker is 1451 Switzkill Road. The view is to the south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,488 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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